BMC News & Events

James Waugh performance OnDemand

One of the performers at our annual Gifts of Hope Food Pantry Telethon, Belmont troubador James Waugh, was mistakenly not included in our edited feature of the musical performances that day. We now include it here:
with apology to Mr, Waugh who has performed on stage at nearly 1000 separate organized public events held in and around the Greater Boston area as well as at organized public musical events in Moscow, Russian Federation, Leipzig, Germany, and Paris, France.

Holiday Programming

On December 24th and 25th, BMC will be airing a special holiday programming block on channel 9 (Comcast) and 29 (Verizon). Below is a list of programs and the times they will be airing:

Turn on the Town

Dec. 24th at 12:00 PM and 6:30 PM

Dec. 25th at 10:30 AM and 5:00 PM


Gifts of Hope Telethon Music Performances

Dec. 24th at 1:00 PM and 7:30 PM

Dec. 25th at 1:00 PM and 9:30 PM


2015 Gifts of Hope Telethon Now OnDemand

For those who missed or want to relive the 2015 Gifts of Hope Telethon, the entire show has been posted in one hour blocks.

Select the hour from the Videos tab and you can further play selected highlights by selecting the chapter from the Chapters tab.

Music from the Gifts of Hope Telethon!

No worries If you missed coverage of the annual Gifts of Hope Belmont Food Pantry Telethon with all of our marvelous musical guests because we've got them all here OnDemand:
Includes piano students of Ani Hovsepian, violinist Haig Hovsepian, BHS Freshman String Quartet, Mike Tymm and Liz Melone, James Waugh, Madrigal Singers, Darrell and Pamela Griffin, Comfort Street, and The Loomers. Thanks to all of the performers who donated their time and talent for the telethon!

This Old House in Belmont!

Belmont Citizen Herald Reports now OnDemand:
Editor Joanna Tzouvelis speaks with Belmont homeowners Katherine and Murat Bicer about their experience with PBS featuring their home in a This Old House restoration/alteration project. Includes a guided tour through the house with Tom Silva.

Volunteer Camera Operators Needed for Health Show

This Thursday, December 10th, we will be taping an episode of Focus on Health and are looking for volunteers. This will be an hour long panel discussion starting at 7:00 PM at Belmont Media Center Studio A. Crew call will be at 6:30 PM. We need two camera operators. If interested, please call 617-484-2443 or email

Volunteers Needed for Gifts of Hope Telethon

There are still plenty of volunteer camera operator positions that need to be filled for the 2015 Gifts of Hope Telethon. This annual event is a live five-hour program presented by the Belmont Media Center and Belmont Citizen-Herald to raise monetary and food donations for the Belmont Food Pantry. Live entertainment and interviews with local guests will be happening throughout the day. Santa will make a guest appearance. The telethon will take place on Saturday, December 12th from 12-5 PM, and will be live on all three BMC channels.

Belmont Historical Society presents Barbara F. Berenson now OnDemand

Belmont Historical Society presents Barbara F. Berenson now OnDemand:
Berenson speaks about the topics in her new book: Boston's leading abolitionists and historic events here that shaped the conflict that became our Civil War.

America Hometown Thanksgiving Parade

Watch the America Hometown Thanksgiving Parade on channels 96 (Comcast) and 30 (Verizon) at 1:00pm, 3:00pm, 5:00pm, 7:00pm, 9:00pm and 11:00pm.